Lead Tools Programmer

Our studio is located in Södermalm, in the center of the Game industry Hub. It is a place inspired by our catalog of games. We hope you’ll come to think of this place as your creative foundation.

The Position
Avalanche Studios Group is hiring a Lead Tools Programmer for our central technology organisation in Stockholm. Central Technology is our core technology team and we innovate in areas that push the boundaries for what open world sandbox gaming means as well as improve, optimize and support our existing core technology. As a tools programmer you will work with multiple teams in developing the tools for our open-world engine Apex that is used by our production teams in Liverpool, Malmö, New York and Stockholm. 

Your primary responsibility will be to build, maintain and support user-friendly, yet advanced tools to be used by a range of disciplines in multiple games in development. You will also work with our content pipeline to allow maximum efficiency for our content creators. The solutions you work on require careful consideration in how they impact many different projects and teams.

As a lead you will play an instrumental role in defining and driving our vision for the tools that our teams rely on. You support your team as a mentor and provide them with constructive feedback. Your input will be valuable on many matters and you interact with a large variety of people within the organization.

Our perfect candidate should be a team player with a strong passion for streamlining productivity and developing tools that are fun to work with. We can offer you a welcoming, stimulating and value-driven environment where you will work together with some of the industry's strongest minds, and where you will constantly apply and deepen your skills.

Required Qualifications

  • Excellent programming skills in C/C++
  • 5+ years of professional tools development
  • Bachelor's degree in software engineering/computer science or equivalent experience
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken
  • Strong coordination and collaboration skills

Desired Qualifications

  • Passion for making great games
  • Windows application development
  • Qt development
  • Experience of AAA game content pipelines and the Digital Content Creation tools involved
  • Automated software testing (e.g. TDD)
  • Familiarity with Python or similar language
  • Understanding of best practices in UX and how to apply them to tools

Employee promise

We provide goals, instead of instructions, and the opportunity to do the best work of your career. 

Our Values

At Avalanche Studios Group, we believe in worlds beyond limits, we are committed to developing a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Everyone at Avalanche Studios Group has a  shared responsibility to create an open and inclusive work environment where everyone is treated equally and with respect. Being part of our world is not contingent on where you’re from, your gender, or sexual orientation. It’s all about your passion and creativity.

How to Apply 

We will only consider applications that consist of both a cover letter and a CV. In your cover letter you should include why you want to work at Avalanche Studios Group. For this role you need to be able to work full-time in our Stockholm office. 

To apply for this position please register below. Apply as soon as possible as we review applications continuously. All further information is provided under non-disclosure agreement only.

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Temporarily remote

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